Kinder Virtus Bologna
#6 Forward Italy 1977 Height: 1.98
#7 Guard Italy 1971 Height: 1.91
#8 Guard Italy 1973 Height: 1.86
#10 Guard Slovenia 1981 Height: 1.95
#12 Center Italy 1972 Height: 2.09
#13 Forward Denmark 1980 Height: 2.12
#14 Guard France 1971 Height: 1.99
#15 Center United States of America 1974 Height: 2.11
#17 Forward Italy 1982 Height: 2.08
#18 Forward Slovenia 1979 Height: 2.05
#19 Center Italy 1982 Height: 2.08
#20 Guard Serbia 1978 Height: 2.01
Head coach Italy 1959
EuroLeague 2001-02
Accumulated Statistics - All phases
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
ABBIO, ALESSANDRO 17 5 395:06 137 23/41 19/48 34/47 8 21 29 13 19 25 3 1 44 42 113
AKRIVOS, CRISTIAN 1 0 2:15 3   1/2                   1   1
ANDERSEN, DAVID 22 11 472:44 189 71/148   47/70 29 65 94 9 19 26 4 4 51 67 201
BARLERA, PAOLO 8 0 35:04 9 2/5   5/10 2 6 8   2 6 1   9 7 4
BECIROVIC, SANI 13 3 289:53 126 24/49 10/35 48/62 4 36 40 33 19 27 2 2 39 44 132
BONORA, DAVIDE 8 0 83:58 9 4/8 0/5 1/2 1 5 6 3 2 1   1 10 4 2
BRKIC, DAVID 10 0 62:48 20 3/7 3/6 5/6 6 7 13 1   3 2   8 3 20
FERRI, CARLO 3 0 4:23   0/2       1 1               -1
FROSINI, ALESSANDRO 21 14 424:15 125 54/98   17/23 38 58 96 5 13 21 13 7 36 18 156
GINOBILI, EMANUEL 22 22 626:26 345 79/153 32/94 91/117 23 60 83 66 58 53 8 7 71 109 376
GRANGER, ANTONIO 2 0 26:00 10 2/2 2/4 0/2 2 1 3     1       2 10
GRAZIANO, ROBERTO 1 0 0:56 4 2/2                         4
GRIFFITH, RASHARD 13 13 338:50 112 46/75   20/49 28 61 89 13 14 35 8 7 45 48 139
JARIC, MARKO 21 20 592:13 278 87/149 19/71 47/79 23 66 89 52 47 42 3 7 55 85 304
RIGAUDEAU, ANTOINE 21 17 560:34 176 41/73 20/56 34/38 5 40 45 31 26 31 3 4 60 48 162
SMODIS, MATJAZ 22 8 482:35 253 67/100 25/60 44/49 33 79 112 10 16 32 12 4 61 52 285
Totals     4398:00 1796 505/912 131/381 393/554 212 537 749 236 301 312 59 44 490 530 2007
Average     199:54 81.63 55.4% 34.4% 70.9% 9.63 24.4 34.04 10.72 13.68 14.18 2.68 2 22.27 24.09 91.22
Average Statistics - All phases
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
ABBIO, ALESSANDRO 17 5 23:14 8.1 56.1% 39.6% 72.3% 0.5 1.2 1.7 0.8 1.1 1.5 0.2 0.1 2.6 2.5 6.6
AKRIVOS, CRISTIAN 1 0 2:15 3   50%                   1   1
ANDERSEN, DAVID 22 11 21:29 8.6 48%   67.1% 1.3 3 4.3 0.4 0.9 1.2 0.2 0.2 2.3 3 9.1
BARLERA, PAOLO 8 0 4:23 1.1 40%   50% 0.3 0.8 1   0.3 0.8 0.1   1.1 0.9 0.5
BECIROVIC, SANI 13 3 22:17 9.7 49% 28.6% 77.4% 0.3 2.8 3.1 2.5 1.5 2.1 0.2 0.2 3 3.4 10.2
BONORA, DAVIDE 8 0 10:29 1.1 50%   50% 0.1 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.1   0.1 1.3 0.5 0.3
BRKIC, DAVID 10 0 6:16 2 42.9% 50% 83.3% 0.6 0.7 1.3 0.1   0.3 0.2   0.8 0.3 2
FERRI, CARLO 3 0 1:27           0.3 0.3               -0.3
FROSINI, ALESSANDRO 21 14 20:12 6 55.1%   73.9% 1.8 2.8 4.6 0.2 0.6 1 0.6 0.3 1.7 0.9 7.4
GINOBILI, EMANUEL 22 22 28:28 15.7 51.6% 34% 77.8% 1 2.7 3.8 3 2.6 2.4 0.4 0.3 3.2 5 17.1
GRANGER, ANTONIO 2 0 13:00 5 100% 50%   1 0.5 1.5     0.5       1 5
GRAZIANO, ROBERTO 1 0 0:56 4 100%                         4
GRIFFITH, RASHARD 13 13 26:03 8.6 61.3%   40.8% 2.2 4.7 6.8 1 1.1 2.7 0.6 0.5 3.5 3.7 10.7
JARIC, MARKO 21 20 28:12 13.2 58.4% 26.8% 59.5% 1.1 3.1 4.2 2.5 2.2 2 0.1 0.3 2.6 4 14.5
RIGAUDEAU, ANTOINE 21 17 26:41 8.4 56.2% 35.7% 89.5% 0.2 1.9 2.1 1.5 1.2 1.5 0.1 0.2 2.9 2.3 7.7
SMODIS, MATJAZ 22 8 21:56 11.5 67% 41.7% 89.8% 1.5 3.6 5.1 0.5 0.7 1.5 0.5 0.2 2.8 2.4 13
Average     199:54 81.63 55.4% 34.4% 70.9% 9.63 24.4 34.04 10.72 13.68 14.18 2.68 2 22.27 24.09 91.22
Accumulated Statistics - Final Four
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
ANDERSEN, DAVID 2 0 40:00 18 6/13   6/9 2 6 8 1   3     6 5 13
BECIROVIC, SANI 2 0 46:00 18 1/5 0/6 16/20 2 7 9 5 4 1     2 11 30
FROSINI, ALESSANDRO 2 0 22:00 4 2/5     2 1 3     1 1 2 4 1 -1
GINOBILI, EMANUEL 2 2 53:00 41 8/12 4/11 13/14 5 8 13 5 3 5 1   9 9 46
GRANGER, ANTONIO 2 0 26:00 10 2/2 2/4 0/2 2 1 3     1       2 10
GRIFFITH, RASHARD 2 2 48:00 15 6/7   3/11 1 8 9 4 3 3 1   8 9 21
JARIC, MARKO 2 2 68:00 29 7/14 3/9 6/12 4 9 13 8 5 2     7 10 37
RIGAUDEAU, ANTOINE 2 2 50:00 7 2/5 1/4     2 2 1 2 1     8 4 1
SMODIS, MATJAZ 2 2 47:00 31 10/12 2/7 5/7 2 7 9 2 2 5     8 8 30
Totals     400:00 173 44/75 12/41 49/75 22 54 76 26 23 22 3 2 52 59 198
Average     200:00 86.5 58.7% 29.3% 65.3% 11 27 38 13 11.5 11 1.5 1 26 29.5 99
Average Statistics - Final Four
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
ANDERSEN, DAVID 2 0 20:00 9 46.2%   66.7% 1 3 4 0.5   1.5     3 2.5 6.5
BECIROVIC, SANI 2 0 23:00 9 20%   80% 1 3.5 4.5 2.5 2 0.5     1 5.5 15
FROSINI, ALESSANDRO 2 0 11:00 2 40%     1 0.5 1.5     0.5 0.5 1 2 0.5 -0.5
GINOBILI, EMANUEL 2 2 26:30 20.5 66.7% 36.4% 92.9% 2.5 4 6.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 0.5   4.5 4.5 23
GRANGER, ANTONIO 2 0 13:00 5 100% 50%   1 0.5 1.5     0.5       1 5
GRIFFITH, RASHARD 2 2 24:00 7.5 85.7%   27.3% 0.5 4 4.5 2 1.5 1.5 0.5   4 4.5 10.5
JARIC, MARKO 2 2 34:00 14.5 50% 33.3% 50% 2 4.5 6.5 4 2.5 1     3.5 5 18.5
RIGAUDEAU, ANTOINE 2 2 25:00 3.5 40% 25%     1 1 0.5 1 0.5     4 2 0.5
SMODIS, MATJAZ 2 2 23:30 15.5 83.3% 28.6% 71.4% 1 3.5 4.5 1 1 2.5     4 4 15
Average     200:00 86.5 58.7% 29.3% 65.3% 11 27 38 13 11.5 11 1.5 1 26 29.5 99
Accumulated Statistics - Top 16
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
ABBIO, ALESSANDRO 4 0 77:14 15 3/5 3/12   1 3 4 1 1 9     12 3 -8
ANDERSEN, DAVID 6 4 112:07 46 19/42   8/11 7 9 16 2 4 7 1   16 16 36
BARLERA, PAOLO 2 0 2:43           2 2     1     1    
BECIROVIC, SANI 2 0 42:51 18 6/12 2/4     2 2 4 2 2     8 2 10
BONORA, DAVIDE 6 0 56:13 7 3/5 0/4 1/2   4 4 1 2 1   1 8 4 1
BRKIC, DAVID 5 0 21:28 9 2/4 0/2 5/6 1 4 5     1 2   1 3 12
FROSINI, ALESSANDRO 5 4 98:11 34 16/25   2/3 7 11 18   3 4 2 1 6 4 40
GINOBILI, EMANUEL 6 6 167:11 70 21/45 4/21 16/23 1 16 17 12 17 11 2 1 20 28 66
GRIFFITH, RASHARD 4 4 108:26 36 13/29   10/16 15 20 35 6 4 9 3 5 9 18 57
JARIC, MARKO 6 6 195:58 79 22/44 9/28 8/14 9 18 27 17 12 12 1 6 12 25 84
RIGAUDEAU, ANTOINE 6 6 171:20 55 12/20 8/16 7/7 2 10 12 14 8 8     21 9 53
SMODIS, MATJAZ 6 0 146:18 91 23/34 7/17 24/27 15 22 37   4 11 10 2 13 22 114
Totals     1200:00 460 140/265 33/104 81/109 61 134 195 57 87 78 21 16 127 135 510
Average     200:00 76.66 52.8% 31.7% 74.3% 10.16 22.33 32.5 9.5 14.5 13 3.5 2.66 21.16 22.5 85
Average Statistics - Top 16
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
ABBIO, ALESSANDRO 4 0 19:18 3.8 60% 25%   0.3 0.8 1 0.3 0.3 2.3     3 0.8 -2
ANDERSEN, DAVID 6 4 18:41 7.7 45.2%   72.7% 1.2 1.5 2.7 0.3 0.7 1.2 0.2   2.7 2.7 6
BARLERA, PAOLO 2 0 1:21           1 1     0.5     0.5    
BECIROVIC, SANI 2 0 21:25 9 50% 50%     1 1 2 1 1     4 1 5
BONORA, DAVIDE 6 0 9:22 1.2 60%   50%   0.7 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.2   0.2 1.3 0.7 0.2
BRKIC, DAVID 5 0 4:17 1.8 50%   83.3% 0.2 0.8 1     0.2 0.4   0.2 0.6 2.4
FROSINI, ALESSANDRO 5 4 19:38 6.8 64%   66.7% 1.4 2.2 3.6   0.6 0.8 0.4 0.2 1.2 0.8 8
GINOBILI, EMANUEL 6 6 27:51 11.7 46.7% 19% 69.6% 0.2 2.7 2.8 2 2.8 1.8 0.3 0.2 3.3 4.7 11
GRIFFITH, RASHARD 4 4 27:06 9 44.8%   62.5% 3.8 5 8.8 1.5 1 2.3 0.8 1.3 2.3 4.5 14.3
JARIC, MARKO 6 6 32:39 13.2 50% 32.1% 57.1% 1.5 3 4.5 2.8 2 2 0.2 1 2 4.2 14
RIGAUDEAU, ANTOINE 6 6 28:33 9.2 60% 50% 100% 0.3 1.7 2 2.3 1.3 1.3     3.5 1.5 8.8
SMODIS, MATJAZ 6 0 24:23 15.2 67.6% 41.2% 88.9% 2.5 3.7 6.2   0.7 1.8 1.7 0.3 2.2 3.7 19
Average     200:00 76.66 52.8% 31.7% 74.3% 10.16 22.33 32.5 9.5 14.5 13 3.5 2.66 21.16 22.5 85
Accumulated Statistics - Regular Season
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
ABBIO, ALESSANDRO 13 5 317:52 122 20/36 16/36 34/47 7 18 25 12 18 16 3 1 32 39 121
AKRIVOS, CRISTIAN 1 0 2:15 3   1/2                   1   1
ANDERSEN, DAVID 14 7 320:37 125 46/93   33/50 20 50 70 6 15 16 3 4 29 46 152
BARLERA, PAOLO 6 0 32:21 9 2/5   5/10 2 4 6   2 5 1   8 7 4
BECIROVIC, SANI 9 3 201:02 90 17/32 8/25 32/42 2 27 29 24 13 24 2 2 29 31 92
BONORA, DAVIDE 2 0 27:45 2 1/3 0/1   1 1 2 2         2   1
BRKIC, DAVID 5 0 41:20 11 1/3 3/4   5 3 8 1   2     7   8
FERRI, CARLO 3 0 4:23   0/2       1 1               -1
FROSINI, ALESSANDRO 14 10 304:04 87 36/68   15/20 29 46 75 5 10 16 10 4 26 13 117
GINOBILI, EMANUEL 14 14 406:15 234 50/96 24/62 62/80 17 36 53 49 38 37 5 6 42 72 264
GRAZIANO, ROBERTO 1 0 0:56 4 2/2                         4
GRIFFITH, RASHARD 7 7 182:24 61 27/39   7/22 12 33 45 3 7 23 4 2 28 21 61
JARIC, MARKO 13 12 328:15 170 58/91 7/34 33/53 10 39 49 27 30 28 2 1 36 50 183
RIGAUDEAU, ANTOINE 13 9 339:14 114 27/48 11/36 27/31 3 28 31 16 16 22 3 4 31 35 108
SMODIS, MATJAZ 14 6 289:17 131 34/54 16/36 15/15 16 50 66 8 10 16 2 2 40 22 141
Totals     2798:00 1163 321/572 86/236 263/370 129 349 478 153 191 212 35 26 311 336 1299
Average     199:51 83.07 56.1% 36.4% 71.1% 9.21 24.92 34.14 10.92 13.64 15.14 2.5 1.85 22.21 24 92.78
Average Statistics - Regular Season
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
ABBIO, ALESSANDRO 13 5 24:27 9.4 55.6% 44.4% 72.3% 0.5 1.4 1.9 0.9 1.4 1.2 0.2 0.1 2.5 3 9.3
AKRIVOS, CRISTIAN 1 0 2:15 3   50%                   1   1
ANDERSEN, DAVID 14 7 22:54 8.9 49.5%   66% 1.4 3.6 5 0.4 1.1 1.1 0.2 0.3 2.1 3.3 10.9
BARLERA, PAOLO 6 0 5:23 1.5 40%   50% 0.3 0.7 1   0.3 0.8 0.2   1.3 1.2 0.7
BECIROVIC, SANI 9 3 22:20 10 53.1% 32% 76.2% 0.2 3 3.2 2.7 1.4 2.7 0.2 0.2 3.2 3.4 10.2
BONORA, DAVIDE 2 0 13:52 1 33.3%     0.5 0.5 1 1         1   0.5
BRKIC, DAVID 5 0 8:16 2.2 33.3% 75%   1 0.6 1.6 0.2   0.4     1.4   1.6
FERRI, CARLO 3 0 1:27           0.3 0.3               -0.3
FROSINI, ALESSANDRO 14 10 21:43 6.2 52.9%   75% 2.1 3.3 5.4 0.4 0.7 1.1 0.7 0.3 1.9 0.9 8.4
GINOBILI, EMANUEL 14 14 29:01 16.7 52.1% 38.7% 77.5% 1.2 2.6 3.8 3.5 2.7 2.6 0.4 0.4 3 5.1 18.9
GRAZIANO, ROBERTO 1 0 0:56 4 100%                         4
GRIFFITH, RASHARD 7 7 26:03 8.7 69.2%   31.8% 1.7 4.7 6.4 0.4 1 3.3 0.6 0.3 4 3 8.7
JARIC, MARKO 13 12 25:15 13.1 63.7% 20.6% 62.3% 0.8 3 3.8 2.1 2.3 2.2 0.2 0.1 2.8 3.8 14.1
RIGAUDEAU, ANTOINE 13 9 26:05 8.8 56.3% 30.6% 87.1% 0.2 2.2 2.4 1.2 1.2 1.7 0.2 0.3 2.4 2.7 8.3
SMODIS, MATJAZ 14 6 20:39 9.4 63% 44.4% 100% 1.1 3.6 4.7 0.6 0.7 1.1 0.1 0.1 2.9 1.6 10.1
Average     199:51 83.07 56.1% 36.4% 71.1% 9.21 24.92 34.14 10.92 13.64 15.14 2.5 1.85 22.21 24 92.78
Club info

Virtus Segafredo Bologna will make it two seasons in a row in the 7DAYS EuroCup. Expectations are high in Bologna after a strong campaign in 2019-20, which marked the club's return to the competition for the first time since 2003-04. Virtus started the season with a convincing road win over ratiopharm Ulm and followed that with home victories over Maccabi Rishon LeZion and MoraBanc Andorra. It dropped its first game of the season in Round 4 against Promitheas Patras, but rebounded to beat AS Monaco and Ulm at home by a combined 3 points after coming back from 10- and 9-point fourth-quarter deficits, respectively. Virtus dropped another road game - at Andorra - before finishing the regular season with wins at home over Promitheas and at Monaco for an 8-2 record and first place in Group A. Virtus was dominated in Round 1 of the Top 16 when it lost by 18 points at Partizan NIS Belgrade. The team bounced back to ease past Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul at home and then held off Dolomiti Energia Trento on the road. A 24-point home over Trento improved its record to 3-1. Virtus once again lost to Partizan - wasting a 15-point second-half lead in an 82-84 home defeat - and finished the Top 16 with a victory at Darussafaka for a 4-2 mark and a date with AS Monaco in the quarterfinals, which were subsequently canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Domestically, Virtus was the top seed in the Italian Cup, but was bounced in the quarterfinals 82-81 by Umana Reyer Venice. Virtus opened the Italian League with 10 straight wins before losing at Cremona and its only other loss the rest of the season came at Sassari for an 18-2 record and first place when the Italian League stopped play because of the pandemic. Virtus comes into the EuroCup season aiming to lift the trophy.

EuroLeague

SEASON COMPETITION RECORD FINISH
2007-08 EuroLeague 2-12 Regular Season
2002-03 EuroLeague 6-14 Top 16
2001-02 EuroLeague 17-5 Final Four, Finalist
2000-01 EuroLeague 19-3 Champion

TOTAL: 78 44-34

EuroCup

SEASON COMPETITION RECORD FINISH
2019-20 EuroCup 12-4 Quarterfinals (canceled)
2003-04 ULEB Cup 3-7 Regular Season

TOTAL: 26 15-11
History

Among the clubs with a great past looking for a brilliant future, Virtus Bologna is as strong as they come. Virtus began as a gymnastics club in 1879, formed its first professional basketball teams in the late 1920s and proceeded to consistently win championships for more than half a century. Virtus so enjoyed its first Italian title in 1945 that it added three more in a row for good measure. Virtus returned to the top in Italy in 1955 and 1956, but that preceded a 20-year drought. Since then, however, the trophies have been lifted consistently, starting with four Italian League crowns between 1976 and 1984, the last coming with an Italian Cup victory for the club's first double. The second double came six years later, with an Italian Cup and the first mark made by Virtus on the European stage, the 1990 Saporta Cup; Virtus beat Real Madrid 79-74 in the championship game behind an outstanding Michael Ray Richardson. The 1993 Italian League crown, the club's first in almost a decade, soon became a three-peat. A shining moment came in 1998 when Virtus won its first EuroLeague crown and doubled up with another Italian League title. Predrag Danilovic, Zoran Savic and Antoine Rigaudeau led Virtus to that EuroLeague title. Things got even better in 2001 as Virtus ruled wherever it played, claiming the EuroLeague, the Italian League and the Italian Cup titles, a first-ever trophy crown with one of the best rosters ever in European basketball featuring Marko Jaric, Manu Ginobili, Rigaudeau, Matjaz Smodis and Rashad Griffith. Virtus made it four trophies in a row by winning the 2002 Italian Cup, but lost in the EuroLeague final and the Italian League playoff semifinals that season. Virtus suffered financial troubles afterward and had to merge with FuturVirtus Castelmaggiore in the Italian second division to avoid disappearing. Virtus return to the Italian top level the year after and, backed by thousands of diehard fans, made it to the Italian League playoffs in the 2006-07 season after a five-year absence. Virtus knocked off Biella and Lottomatica Roma before losing the title series against an unstoppable Montepaschi Siena. That season, the club also made it to the FIBA EuroCup Final Four. Virtus returned to the EuroLeague in the 2007-08 season and lost four consecutive Italian Cup finals from 2007 to 2010. The club lifted the EuroChallenge trophy in 2009 after defeating Cholet Basket 75-77 thanks to 21 points from Keith Langford. After several transition years, Virtus went down to the Italian second division in 2016, but returned to the top tier a year later and won the Basketball Champions League title in 2019 by defeating Iberostar Tenerife in the final. Coming back to the EuroCup for the first time since 2003-04, Virtus went 8-2 in the regular season and then put together a 4-2 mark in the Top 16 to reach the quarterfinals, which were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak also cost Virtus a chance to win its first Italian League crown since 2000-01 as it was leading the standings with an 18-2 record when the season was called. The “Black V” will be ready to make history in 2020-21.

Trophy Case

Euroleague: (2) 1998, 2001
Cup of Cups: 1990
Champions League: 2019
Eurochallenge: 2009
Italian National League: (15) 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1955, 1956, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2001
Italian National Cup: (8) 1974, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002
Italian Supercup "Supercoppa": 1995
Average Records - All seasons
Category Season Value
Index Rating 2000-01 95.05
Points 2000-01 84.50
Total Rebounds 2002-03 35.00
Assists 2001-02 10.73
Steals 2000-01 15.23
Blocks 2002-03 4.00
2-pointers made 2001-02 22.95
3-pointers made 2007-08 6.71
Free throws made 2000-01 20.95
# Player Pos. H.
6 GINOBILI, EMANUEL F 1.98
7 ABBIO, ALESSANDRO G 1.91
8 BONORA, DAVIDE G 1.86
10 BECIROVIC, SANI G 1.95
12 FROSINI, ALESSANDRO C 2.09
13 ANDERSEN, DAVID F 2.12
14 RIGAUDEAU, ANTOINE G 1.99
15 GRIFFITH, RASHARD C 2.11
17 BRKIC, DAVID F 2.08
18 SMODIS, MATJAZ F 2.05
19 BARLERA, PAOLO C 2.08
20 JARIC, MARKO G 2.01
President:
Giuseppe Sermasi
Club Address:
Via dell'Arcoveggio, 49/2
40129 Bologna - Italy
Arena:
VIRTUS SEGAFREDO ARENA
Back-up Arena:
PALADOZZA
Via Nannetti 1, 40122 Bologna - Italy